Energy & Green Tech

How to make full use of wind energy in a compact city

Wind can be used as a renewable energy source that is clean, uncontaminated, and inexhaustible. Such characteristics have helped wind energy technologies to a key contributor to sustainable development in society, which is ...

Engineering

Tool for predicting pedestrian flow expands its reach

When urban development takes place, a traffic impact assessment is often needed before a project is approved: What will happen to auto traffic if a new apartment building or business complex is constructed, or if a road is ...

Energy & Green Tech

Next-generation solar cell technology reaches space

Somewhere among the glitter of the night sky is a small satellite powered by innovative, next-generation solar cell technology developed at Sandia National Laboratories.

Internet

EXPLAINER: Why Facebook is holding off on kids' Instagram

Bowing—perhaps only for a moment—to pressure from lawmakers, critics, the media and child development experts, Facebook said Monday it will "pause" its work on a kids' version of its photo and video-oriented Instagram ...

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